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Laurence Olivier

Synopsis
US talk show hosted by Dick Cavett. This episode, taped in Great Britain, was devoted to a single guest. Olivier talks about his life and career and offers thoughts on other actors including Marlon Brando. He gives a dramatic reading of Sonnet 116 ‘Let me not to the marriage of true minds’.
Series
Dick Cavett Show, The
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
21 Jan 1973 at 11:30 (Channel: ABC)
Duration
67 mins

Credits

Contributor
Dick Cavett; Laurence Olivier

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Olivier, Laurence (1907-1989)

Notes

General
This interview is claimed to be Olivier’s first appearance on a US talk show.

Production Company

Name

ABC

Archive

Name

Paley Center for Media

Web
http://www.paleycenter.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 621-6600
Address
25 West 52 Street
New York
New York
110019
USA
Notes
Formerly Museum of Television and Radio (MTR). The name changed in 2007.

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